Position Overview  Serves as a project engineer for assigned engine type(s) and APU type(s), cowls, thrust reversers, and all engine related systems. Utilizes good judgement, technical expertise, and practical experience in providing engineering support to Line Maintenance. Key Responsi
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Senior Engineer - Powerplant

Hawaiian Airlines • 
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Position Overview
 

Serves as a project engineer for assigned engine type(s) and APU type(s), cowls, thrust reversers, and all engine related systems. Utilizes good judgement, technical expertise, and practical experience in providing engineering support to Line Maintenance.

Key Responsibilities
 
Serves as a project engineer for assigned commodity (Interiors, Structures, Systems, Powerplant). Possesses extensive system knowledge in responsible commodity area for large commercial aircraft in Part 121 operation
 
Provides prompt technical assistance to line, base and check maintenance team, on and off-hours, as needed    
 
Substantiates repairs in accordance with industry accepted practices and Federal Aviation Administration applicable requirements; Reviews documents including service bulletins, FARs, Airworthiness Directives, and other manufacturer issued publications
 
Researches, recommends and approves modifications or part alternatives; Prepares, creates, reviews and approves engineering in accordance to HAL Engineering Standard Operating Procedures and processes
 
Provides verification of accuracy and adherence to SOP for work done by lower level engineers
 
Interfaces with equipment vendors, industry partners, MRO providers and regulatory authorities; Collaborates with HAL Planning, QA, Supply, Materials and Maintenance for process improvements
 
Collaborates with Maintenance Programs, Reliability groups, DL Engineering and ATS as needed to ensure operational reliability is monitored and activities to improve are implemented
 
Other related duties as assigned
Job Requirements:

 

Minimum Requirements
 
Engineering or BS/MS Degree from an accredited University, with typically 3-5+ years in an Engineering capacity at HAL or equivalent industry experience. In lieu of degree, 5+ years as an aircraft mechanic on large commercial transport aircraft, with experience as a lead mechanic and/or crew chief AND 3+ years satisfactory performance in a HAL Engineer capacity
 
Demonstrated proficiency in engineering process and procedures; Works effectively with little supervision and provides proactive engineering support to mechanics while adhering to safety requirements
 
Involved in resolution of design and reliability improvements to aircraft systems and maintenance programs and procedures; Solid knowledge of aircraft repair schemes, Boeing and Airbus repair review processes, repair maps, major/minor process
 
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of aircraft maintenance and specification documents, particularly AMM, WDM, SRM, IPC
 
Good knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (Parts 25, 121, etc). Familiarity with Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturer Service Bulletins
 
Demonstrated familiarity with TRAX maintenance software, particularly engineering module, authoring controls and task cards
 
Proficient in common office applications, as well as AUTOCAD /Solidworks software
 
Strong organizational and prioritization skills and a demonstrated ability of acting as an effective change agent
 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to summarize complex technical matters. Must be able to confidently and professionally represent Hawaiian to members of federal authorities and industry
 
Preferred Qualifications
 
At least five years experience as a powerplant engineer in an airline environment
 
Trained in performing Engine Condition Monitoring
 
Five years experience with TRAX maintenance software
 
Ability to manage multiple projects, prepare and present progress updates to senior management, conduct basic financial analysis to determine cost/benefit relationships of engineering projects, and prepare business cases

 

About Hawaiian Airlines
 
Hawaiian®, the world’s most punctual airline as reported by OAG, has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 13 years (2004-2016) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure have ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.
 
Now in its 88th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 250 daily flights system-wide.
 
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines). For career postings and updates, follow Hawaiian’s LinkedIn page.
 
For media inquiries, please visit Hawaiian Airlines’ online newsroom.
 
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